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DPAs in practiceDeferred Prosecution Agreements (DPAs) have been available since 24 February 2014, when the Crime and Courts Act 2013 (CCA 2013) came...
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Produced in partnership with Quinton John Newcomb of Fulcrum Chambers 2nd Aug
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If a company self-reports a corrupt transaction but withholds details of other incidences of bribery, will the SFO give them the benefit of having...
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1st Aug
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An introduction to Deferred Prosecution Agreements for Financial ServicesDeferred Prosecution AgreementA Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) is an...
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Produced in partnership with SHOOSMITHS LLP 31st Jul
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DPA processWhich organisations will be suitable for DPA negotiationsThe Deferred Prosecution Agreement Code of Practice (DPA Code) for prosecutors is...
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30th Jul
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Discontinuance of a DPAWhen does a deferred prosecution agreement expire?A deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) usually expires on the date specified...
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30th Jul
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Variation of a DPAIn what circumstances can a DPA be varied?The power to vary a DPA is set out in paragraph 10 of Schedule 17 of the Crime and Courts...
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30th Jul
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Breach of a DPABreach of a DPAThe procedure for the circumstances in which a prosecutor believes that an organisation may be in breach of a DPA is set...
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Financial penalties as a term of a DPAFinancial terms available under a DPAThe types of financial terms included as a term of the Deferred Prosecution...
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30th Jul
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Corporate co-operation guidance for organisations seeking a DPACo-operation by a corporate entity is key to obtaining a deferred prosecution agreement...
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30th Jul
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DPA Code of PracticeThis Practice Note summarises the Deferred Prosecution Agreement Code of Practice published by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) and...
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Privilege in DPA negotiationsLegal professional privilege (LPP) is recognised as a fundamental right by the courts in England and Wales. At its heart...
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Produced in partnership with Amanda Raad, Arla Kerr, Matthew Burn and Chris Stott 30th Jul
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The SFO's approach to Deferred Prosecution Agreements (DPAs)Although the power to enter into a deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) has been within...
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30th Jul
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Deferred prosecution agreementsWhat is a deferred prosecution agreement?A deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) is an agreement between an organisation...
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30th Jul
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Use of material and disclosure in the DPA processDisclosure in the DPA negotiation processOne of the factors in the deferred prosecution agreement...
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Self-reporting corporate offencesSelf-reporting is the process by which a business can report to law enforcement agencies upon its discovery of...
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Terms and content of a DPAWhat must a DPA contain?The statutory requirements for the content of a Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) are found in...
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